Leaders of Influence: Most Admired Law Firms to Work For 2022


Custom Content from the Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles has long been a national leader when it comes to law firms. some of the most successful and most prominent attorneys and firms in the world are based here. Naturally, some of the top legal talent comes to LA to build their careers. But which firms are the most admired?
This section is dedicated to distinguishing the most admired and best law firms to work for in the LA area. As the legal industry continues to grow, attracting and retaining top talent is a key component to the health and success of a firm. We’ve listed an assortment of particularly outstanding law firms who are consciously working towards creating diverse, positive, and supportive environments to help drive the success of their attorneys.

Methodology: The firms featured in these pages did not pay to be included. Their profiles were drawn from nomination materials submitted to the Los Angeles Business Journal. Those selected for inclusion were reviewed by the editorial department and chosen based on a demonstration of impact made on the profession and LA community as well as programs and initiatives that benefit staff.

List of Law Firms:

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Albright, Yee & Schmit, APC

Baker McKenzie



Dykema Gossett PLLC

Ellis George Cipollone O’Brien Annaguey LLP

Fisher Phillips LLP

Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP

Greenberg Glusker LLP

Hahn & Hahn LLP

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Jenner & Block LLP

K&L Gates LLP

Kaplan Marino

Kaufman Legal Group

Larson LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

Meyers Nave

Miller Barondess, LLP


Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Olivarez Madruga Law Organization LLP

Raines Feldman

Sanders Roberts LLP

Scali Rasmussen

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Sklar Kirsh, LLP

The Wallace Firm, PC

Willenken LLP

Wood Smith Henning & Berman LLP

Yukevich | Cavanaugh